Down YonderWords & Music by L. Wolfe Gilbert, 1921
Recorded by Red Foley, 1962
Intro Verse: D E7 A7 D Railroad train, railroad train, hurry some more; E7 A7 D Put a little steam on just like never before. D E7 A7 D Hustle on, bustle on, I've got the blues, E7 A7 Yearning for my Swanee shore. Em B+ Em7 Em6 E7 A7 Brother if you only knew, you'd want to hurry up, too. Refrain: D A9 D alt D Down yonder, someone beckons to me, G E7 G Down yonder, someone reckons on me. D A7 D I seem to see a race in mem - o - ry D A7 D Between the Natchez and the Robert E. Lee. E7 Swanee shore, I miss you more and more; A7 Ev'ryday, my mammy land, you're simply grand D A7 D Down yonder, when the folks get the news, G Don't wonder at the hullabaloo. D A7 D A7 D There's Daddy and Mammy, there's Ephram and Sammy, E7 A7 D Cdim A7 Waitin' down yonder for me. D E7 A7 D Summer night, fields of white, bright cotton moon — E7 A7 D My, but I feel glad I'm gonna see you all soon! D E7 A7 D 'Lasses cakes mammy bakes, I taste them now. Em B+ Em7 Em6 I'll see my sweetie once more, E7 A7 There's lots of kissing in store.